Milanzi Chosen as Catalyst Leadership Circle Fellow

Nyasha Milanzi Catalyst Leadership Circle
Nyasha Milanzi
Graduate student
Sustainable Communities program

Congratulations to Nyasha Milanzi, chosen as one of the ten Catalyst Leadership Circle (CLC) Fellows at the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute. Milanzi studies in the Sustainable Communities program, working on a master’s.

This fellowship, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), provides summer internships, funding, and professional development for promising sustainability advocates statewide through the Catalyst Communities program.
In this role, they’ll collaborate with the local government of Ann Arbor to pinpoint scope 3 emissions in new building developments.

Additionally, Nyasha was selected as one of the 20 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Voices for Science fellows for the 2024-2025 academic year, representing scientists from North and Central America. This fellowship offers a platform for outreach initiatives and the opportunity to contribute opinion pieces on topics surrounding the Food, Energy, and Water nexus for various media outlets.
They’re excited to embark on this journey of engagement and knowledge-sharing in the coming academic year.

About the Social Sciences Department at Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech’s Department of Social Sciences offers bachelor of science degrees in AnthropologyPolicy and Community DevelopmentSustainability Science and Society, and Social Science, along with a bachelor of arts degree in History. Our graduate program includes masters and doctoral degrees in Environmental and Energy Policy and Industrial Heritage and Architecture (the only one of its kind in the world), and a master’s in Sustainable Communities. Plus, you can get a graduate certificate in Public Policy in by taking three courses in just one term.

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